This (last) Week in Atlantic Hockey: American International now ‘looking to the future’ with 2019-20 season wiped out | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Words like “historic” and “unbelievable” get thrown around a lot in the sports world, often at things that aren’t really that historic or unbelievable. But in the case of the end of the 2019-20 college hockey season, they’re absolutely appropriate, along with “gut-wrenching,” “painful” and “devastating” (photo: Omar Phillips).

Source: This (last) Week in Atlantic Hockey: American International now ‘looking to the future’ with 2019-20 season wiped out | College Hockey | USCHO.com

This Week in Atlantic Hockey: Canisius looking to ‘put the pedal down all the time’ with Bentley on tap to open playoffs | College Hockey | USCHO.com

In Atlantic Hockey, all 11 teams make the postseason tournament. No matter what kind of regular season you’ve had, the slate is wiped clean and second chances are offered (photo: Marshal Filipowicz/Canisius Athletics).

Source: This Week in Atlantic Hockey: Canisius looking to ‘put the pedal down all the time’ with Bentley on tap to open playoffs | College Hockey | USCHO.com

This Week in Atlantic Hockey: Despite languishing through trying season, Mercyhurst still hanging around, not packing it in | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Rick Gotkin has been behind the Mercyhurst bench for 32 seasons, but he’s never had one quite like this (photo: Ric Kruszynski/Mercyhurst Athletics).

Source: This Week in Atlantic Hockey: Despite languishing through trying season, Mercyhurst still hanging around, not packing it in | College Hockey | USCHO.com

With Bentley series on tap, Canisius breaking down next stretch of games into ‘smaller bites’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Teams return from the semester/holiday break with a chance to either use a successful first half as a springboard to more success, or put the past behind them and hope that the break marks a fresh start (photo: tomwolf.smugmug.com).

Source: With Bentley series on tap, Canisius breaking down next stretch of games into ‘smaller bites’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

After woeful start, Niagara gaining momentum as Purple Eagles ‘on this train ride to be the best team we can be’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

After opening the season 0-8-1, Niagara has put together three wins in a row. It started on Nov. 16 with a big 5-3 victory over archrival Canisius, followed up by a home-and-home sweep of Mercyhurst (photo: Niagara Athletics).

Source: After woeful start, Niagara gaining momentum as Purple Eagles ‘on this train ride to be the best team we can be’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Despite slow start, Air Force coach Serratore not worried, says ‘this is a resilient group’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Air Force struggled out of the gate, going winless in the team’s first seven games, unprecedented in the 23 years coach Frank Serratore has been behind the Air Force bench (photo: Omar Phillips).

Source: Despite slow start, Air Force coach Serratore not worried, says ‘this is a resilient group’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Atlantic Hockey Season Preview: Upcoming 2019-20 year looks to be ‘a gauntlet within the league’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com

Tectonic shifts in membership and realignment forced Atlantic Hockey to remain progressive and innovative in its approach to college hockey, and it’s a reason why the league remains on solid footing as it approaches its third decade (photo: Niagara Athletics).

Source: Atlantic Hockey Season Preview: Upcoming 2019-20 year looks to be ‘a gauntlet within the league’ | College Hockey | USCHO.com